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Scientific Thinking

  • Course Code :
    SCT 101
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    University Requirments

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Area of Study :

This course provides students with basic understanding of scientific thinking. Students will be given exposure to the concepts, terminology, principles and theories that comprise a course in thinking scientifically. Topics covered are to synthesize the broad range of knowledge about thinking scientifically, to emphasize research methodology, to encourage critical thinking, and to convey a scientific as well as systematic approach to think over a concept. Course Goals: • Orient the mindset of the students towards a scientific one that uses the appropriate logical and academic methods in conducting research in addition. • Think in a creative and critical manner. • Work effectively with diverse populations. • Promote inclusive and therapeutic environments.

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Scientific Thinking

This course provides students with basic understanding of scientific thinking. Students will be given exposure to the concepts, terminology, principles and theories that comprise a course in thinking scientifically. Topics covered are to synthesize the broad range of knowledge about thinking scientifically, to emphasize research methodology, to encourage critical thinking, and to convey a scientific as well as systematic approach to think over a concept.

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Scientific Thinking

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define thinking models drive and structure decision making and problem solving.
2- Recognize evidence to solve problems of practice and make educational and therapeutic decisions.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Develop lesson plan templates which infuse the following skills.
2- Identify lesson plan, assessment, and graphic organizer templates in which you can place content, and infuse creative and critical thinking.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use critical and creative thinking skills to accelerate learning.
2- Apply critical and creative thinking to your instruction in any content area.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Uncover Assumptions, Skills at Generating Ideas Creative Thinking Generating Possibilities.
2- Evaluate and improve existing ideas to solve problems and make decisions.
3- Communicate ideas to resolve controversial issues while applying a step-by-step process.
4- Think and argue creatively and critically about various every day subjects.

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Scientific Thinking

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction and Syllabus 2 1
The search for challenge 2 1
Communicating ideas 2 1
Arguments 2 1
Scientific reasoning 2 1
Stress and critical thinking 2 1
Final Exam 1
What is Critical Thinking? 2 1
Basic Logic 2 1
Establishing a Foundation 2 1
Broaden your perspective 2 1
Be a critical reader, listener, and viewer 2 1
Assumptions and reasoning 2 1
Midterm Exam 1
Methodological believing 2 1

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures
Demonstration videos
Group discussion
Research Paper

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Scientific Thinking

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Handouts no no
The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking Kenneth Hoover Cengage

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